Monthly Archives: October 2020

London, United Kingdom, October 19, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council is to spearhead a major global drive to revive international travel with the public and private sector working together in partnership. Last week, G20 Tourism Ministers hosted more than 45 CEOs and Members of WTTC, who at the request of […]

Madrid, Spain, October 19, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will work alongside the Expedia Group to strengthen ties between the public and private sectors and drive tourism’s recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The two parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see them collaborate on a […]

New York City, New York, USA, October 17, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / An overwhelming majority of US and Canadian travelers (99 percent) are eager to travel again, with 70 percent stating that they plan to take a holiday in 2021, according to a Travel Leaders Group survey of nearly 3,000 frequent travelers. The survey was […]

The Presidential Debates were a momentous step forward for our fragile democracy. My only regret was that there were no questions pertaining directly to human rights which were put to the candidates. With key groups of people and the vulnerable members of society being traditionally overlooked and oppressed by Government, it is a pity that […]

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, October 13, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Ethiopian Airlines Group is pleased to announce that it will cover the medical insurance including repatriation, evacuation and quarantine costs related to COVID-19 as of 01st of October 2020 until 31st of March 2021. The coverage is applicable on all Ethiopian’s international flights booked with the […]

Brussels, Belgium, October 15, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has led a high-level delegation to Brussels for a series of meetings aimed at ensuring tourism remains at the top of the political agenda of the European Institutions. As UNWTO guides the global restart of tourism, Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili […]

Geneva, Switzerland, October 9, 2020 / AIRLINEHUB / The International Air Transport Association (IATA) demonstrated the low incidence of inflight COVID-19 transmission with an updated tally of published cases. Since the start of 2020 there have been 44 cases of COVID-19 reported in which transmission is thought to have been associated with a flight journey […]